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Aluminum & Aluminum Alloys

Aluminum and its alloys are economical and versatile as it can be useful in a variety of commercial applications. As the second most abundant metal on earth, aluminum is very easy to fabricate light weight and resistant to corrosion. It also is excellent in terms of electrical and thermal conductivity.

SUMMARY

  • Name: Aluminum
  • Symbol: Al
  • Atomic Number: 13
  • Atomic Weight: 26.982
  • Density: 2.6989 g/cm
  • Standard State: Solid
  • Group in Periodic Table: 13
  • Period in Periodic Table: 3
  • Block in Periodic Table: p
  • CAS Registry ID: 7429-90-5

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

THERMAL PROPERTIES

  • Melting Point: 660.4 °C
  • Boiling Point: 2494 °C
  • Thermal Conductivity: 25 °C, 247 W/m

ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

  • Electrical Conductivity: Volumetric %IAC(a) 65 to 66
  • Electrical Resistivity: Temperature coefficient, 114.5 pΩ . m per K at 20 °C

MAGNETIC PROPERTIES

  • Magnetic Susceptibility: Mass 7.88 x10-9 mks

NUCLEAR PROPERTIES

  • Neutron Cross Section: For neutron energy of 0.02 V. 0.2 b/atom: for 100 MV. 0.6 to 0/7 b/atom

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

  • Hardness: Mohs Hardness 2.75, Vickers Hardness 167 MPa, Brinell Hardness 245 MPa
  • Modules of Elasticity: 62 GPa
  • Elastic Modules: Shear, 25 GPa at 25 °C
  • Velocity of Sound: at 25 °C, 6200 m/s; at 660 °C (liquid), 4650 m/s
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“Design engineers George LaFleur (left) and Richard Felberg (center) working with owner, Al Menzies (right) on a proprietary design in 1974”

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